ZIMPHIA 2020 Could Leapfrog Zim Towards Ending AIDS By 2030

FOR the first time, Gogo Mhlanga (75) of Filabusi in Matebeleland South is seeing the Zimbabwe Population Based HIV Impact Assessment (ZIMPHIA 2020) survey banner. She wonders what it is all about and why it has been erected close to her homestead. By Michael Gwarisa A few minutes later, the ZIMPHIA 2020 Southern Region Survey Coordinator, Mrs Kudzanayi Moyo walks to her and explains what the message on the banner is saying and why the ZIMPHIA team is in the area. Her face lights up with joy and expresses gratitude…

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Diagnostics Critical For Better Health Outcomes, Says Health Minister

AT a time when the country’s public health system is shrouded in diagnostic equipment crisis, this gap should be bridged for Zimbabwe to have better health outcomes, Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has said. By Kudakwashe Pembere Researches have been done on the challenges faced by the HIV community in accessing viral load test results. Viral load testing is done through diagnostic equipment from Samba Diagnostics, Abbott Diagnostics to mention but these few. Hospitals are said to have dumped obsolete and broken equipment due to ignorance. Dr Moyo noted diagnostics…

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